Raymond Leon Gross, 68, Bazine, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.

He was born Sept. 19, 1945, in Hays to Ruben and A. Elaine (Smith) Gross.

He married Barbara Taylor on June 17, 1971, in Benkelman, Neb. He was a welder. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include two sons, Morgan Gross, Greeley, Colo., and Dustin Gross and wife, Jamie, Brownell; two daughters, Wendi Chapin, Platteville, Colo., and Jessica Powers and husband, Rick, Greeley; two brothers, Terry Gross and Marvin Gross and wife, Denise, all of Bazine; two sisters, Nadine Hinnergardt and husband, Stan, Burdett, and Debbie Munsch, Hays; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, Ness City; burial in Bazine Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 9 p.m. Monday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City.

Memorials are suggested to National Federation for the Blind, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ransom, or First Baptist Church, Ness City, in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.fitzgeraldfuneral.com.